Porcelain circular plate 16cm round Stamped in blue “Noritake “ made in Japan , has a symbol of a tree.
It was given to my late father when he was a child, he would have been 90 years old now
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The blue underglaze mark on the bottom of the plate is known as the Komaru mark and was registered in 1908; in 1921, the McKinley Tariff Act required that anything made in Japan be marked "Made in Japan" so we know this was made between 1921 and 1948, when, after World War II, wares made in Japan had to be marked "Made in Occupied Japan".
These child's plates are usually dated to the circa 1930s (which coincides with your father's dates) but on their own do not bring very much money.
Based on the photographs and information provided, and subject to examination, you have a:
A Vintage Noritake Child's Plate
Made in Japan, Bearing the underglaze blue Komaru Mark, 1921-1947, probably circa1930s
6 1/4 inches (16 cm) diameter
PROVENANCE: belonged to client's father
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